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W. Gilbert O'Neal, Ph.D., P.E.W. Gilbert O'Neal, Ph.D., P.E.

President and CEO

Applied Technology and Engineering, P.C.

545 Panorama Road

Earlysville, VA 22936

434-249-6443

wgoneal@atandepc.com

Dr. O'Neal's diverse professional experience includes positions with the federal government, municipal government, academia, industry and consulting. Prior to becoming a consultant, Dr. O'Neal's work focused on operations. This experience included supervision of operations at the UOSA advance wastewater treatment plant and management of environmental activities for a division of Burlington Industries. These positions provided a unique perspective on operational concerns which has influenced the approach used in providing consulting services. 

After leaving Burlington Industries, Dr. O'Neal founded Applied Technology and Engineering, P.C. (AT&E). As a consultant, Dr. O'Neal has provided a wide range of environmental services including: environmental impact studies, permitting, water quality modeling, wastewater and water treatment plant evaluations, laboratory treatability studies, pilot studies, engineering feasibility studies and design of water and wastewater treatment facilities. Dr. O'Neal is widely recognized as an international expert on biological treatment of industrial wastewater and has extensive experience in the textile industry. Environmental services have been performed in many countries outside the United States including: Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Ecuador, Columbia, Belgium, Italy, Scotland, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan. Fundamental work has been performed for the textile and other industrial clients in areas of color removal, toxicity reduction, metals speciation, waste minimization and assessment of manufacturing process changes to achieve environmental compliance standards. Dr. O’Neal has participated in ISO 14000 audits and has completed auditor training. Municipal clients have benefited from Dr. O'Neal's industrial experience by his ability to assist in optimizing wastewater treatment operations which are impacted by industrial dischargers and in identifying industrial pretreatment requirements. In 1998, Dr. O’Neal accepted a research position with the Institute of Textile Technology (ITT) and was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 1999 and President and Chief Executive Officer in 2001. His focus at ITT was to provide environmental research and consulting services to textile and other industries. AT&E consulting services were provided concurrently with his tenure at ITT.

In addition to his practical experience, Dr. O'Neal has served as Adjunct Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Virginia teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in water and wastewater treatment theory and technology. While at ITT, he served as Adjunct Professor at North Carolina State University.

Dr. O'Neal received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering in 1987 from the University of Virginia and holds professional engineering licenses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Rhode Island.

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Henry A. Boyter, Jr., Ph.D.

Henry A. Boyter, Jr., Ph.D.

Senior Associate

Applied Technology and Engineering, P.C.

545 Panorama Road

Earlysville, VA 22936

919-271-5508

henryb@cestab.net

Henry Boyter's research is directed at the application of emerging technologies to the improvement of textile material properties in special use areas such as homeland defense, chemical/biological monitoring, energy conserving processes and the application of green chemical techniques to textile processes. This research includes the use of ionic liquids in textile processes, the application of UV curing to textile coloration, the tagging of textile materials, and the production of textiles as chemical contamination indicators.  He is also the Director of CESTAB (Council for Economically Sustainable Textile and Apparel Businesses) and past-Chair of the AATCC RA100, Global Sustainability Technology Research Committee. Dr. Boyter’s experience includes thirty years with the textile industry, first as a private researcher/consultant, and with the Institute since 2000. He received a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Virginia in 1987 after receiving B.S. (Clemson University) and M.S. (University of Virginia) degrees. He has conducted research for groups such as the American Textile Foundation (ATF) and the Alabama Textile Manufacturer’s Association (ATMA).

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